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« '» ! A Bank For Since the establishment of this Bank it has always made a specialty of handling the accounts of farmers and extending to them every accom modation in keeping with safety. People residing outside of Corinth receive many advantages by keeping an account with us, not the least of which is their ability to borrow money for the exten sion of their business interests. ! ! I ■ Bank The Citizens G0RINTH, MISS. THE BANE WITH THE STONE FRONT. STRONGER THAN EVER MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM » » n ©O o LOCAL AND PERSONAL © © © Everything new and fresh at Harris Grocery Co. M. A. Ford of Clarksdale, is a visitor in the city today. _ j Full assortment of Ur eeda Bis Harris Gro. Co. j Chai lie Chaplin. Elite Saturday. cuits and cakes. Mrs. Nona Robinson of Ramer, j spent yesterday afternoon 1 J J Tenn., in Corinth. Japanese Ribbon Cane Syrup— Harris i home-raised—tiie best. Grocery Co. v.w 8 Un« in 1 ■ ■' ' f 1 , . m h i stvles at reduced price rhu.sda>, Nov. 18. Mrs. _t. \ . lie u ar. Mr. and Mrs. Y. D. Blount of Knoxville, Tenn., are among the visitors in the city today. W. B. Hooker of Guys, Tenn., was among the business in Corinth yesterday afternoon. visitors Your -TO I my Corinth Is the Best Place to Handle Your Cotton Corinth's percentage of buyers is greater than Memphis' on the basis of cotton receipts. Corinth banks have plenty of money for the handling of Corinth territory cotton. . Corinth has on most of the Corinth territory cotton an advantage over Memphis in freight rates ; from no point in the Corinth territory does Memphis enjoy lower rates than Corinth. Corinth's handling and reshipping charges are much lower than at Memphis. A Memphis bank was advertising for sale some bonds of a Memphis compress and This advertisement shows gross earnings in one season $2.00 a bale. warehousing company. There is an additional warehousing, stoage and handling charge made on cotton han dled by Memphis factors; besides the insurance and commission expenses. At Corinth the compress and warehousing company's earnings for storage and hand ling cotton last season were less than 85 cents per bale, which includes all income from every source. COMPARATIVE CHARGES OF CORINTH PRESS AND SOUTH MEMPHIS PRESS. STORAGE ON WAREHOUSE COTTON. Corinth I So. Memphis ) .25 .35 First Month or Fraction - Second Month or Fraction Railroad Delivery . Trucking or Trolley Charge ... Insurance $75.00 per 1st Month Insurance $75,00 per 2nd month Factors' Commission $75.0(Lper bale .20 .10 .12% .19 » .19 î .19 .09 1.87% $2.93 .63 TOTAL For further information, communicate with us, or write, Of the Oompreaea at Corinth. STRIPLIN COTTON 00, FIRST NATIONAL BANK, . CORINTH BANK A TRUST CO, CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK, . FUmN ft JOHNS, ft CO., 1 . EVANS OO Fi 1 ' ^ mim : ■ mi : .... * : •* ■ ïi 'M* : wm =x s ■> .. , — .. ... .. 0 . -, ( harl.e Chaplin. Elite Saturday. | Try the famous Wassinans fresh baked loaf cake—10c. Harris Grocery Co. Mrs. Edgar Smith of Wenaso ga, was among the visitors in Cor inth yesterday afternoon, shop ping. : : Mrs. T. O. Early and little j daughter have returned from a seven *l days with rela Gves in Florence, Ala. j Mv time, energy and effort are j . devoted exclusively to the eye Byron Mitchell, opt. D., at Wal ker Drug Co., Friday, Nov. 19. M. W. King, the former ''Candy : King'' of Corinth, who is now lo-. cated at Meridian, spent the past few days in this and adjoining i towns, on business interests. . 1 Mrs. R. L. Me Willie of Tislio mingo, spent yesterday in Cor the P guest of friends, while transacting business matters.*pre her trip to Mineral leaving today for paratory to Wells, Texas, the West. : k *& IS % • ! W. N. McKenzie of W. !■ was among the visitors «here yes terday. n Pattern hats at greatly reduced prices Thursday, Nov. 18. Mrs. G. W. McCullar. ! Mrs. Herman Hughes and son ! of Kossuth, are among the visitors in Corinth today. I Miss Vera Bennett of Iuka, is [among the out-of-town visitors in Corinth, visiting friends. Bring me your eye troubles. Byron Mitchell, optometrist, of Memphis, Tenn., will be at Wal ker Drug Co., Friday, Nov. 19. T. 0. Early, of the Corinth Pro duce Co., who has charge of the branch office at Red Bay, Ala. after spending .a few days in the j city, returned yesterday to Red Bay. j > i Properly fitted glasses relieves headaches. Special attention giv en school children. Byron Mitch ell, opt. D., Memphis, Tenn., at my usual place, Walker Drug Co., Frida}'', Nov. 19. Hon. T. W. Sims of Linden, [Tenn., was among the distinguish | pd v ^ torg here y * sterday> enroute from Savannah, Tenn., where he delivered an address Monday. I Congressman Sims was in Corinth °' le T d » ; v I 8 . 5 , 1 we< *> while a guest °* II. Lide, and enjoyed a mo drive to Shiloh National Park : through the courtesy of his host, : going over the pike conneetin Corinth with the Park, with a a v j ew 0 f getting in touch with the conditions of the thoroughfare. It ;j s his intention of putting the proposition before C ongress for a permanent maintenance by the Cf — government. BOX SUPPER AT STRICK LAND SATURDAY NIGHT : Miss Annie Lee Hardin, teach er, and Miss Ella Meteer, of the . Improvement Club of Strickland school, announce that there will be a box supper at the school house on Saturday night, begm ning at 7:30 o'clock, for the ben efit of the school building. A eor dial invitation is extended every one to attend and come equipped with a well-filled purse. _a_ ,1 ; / Pi 3:30-7:00-8:15 5 and 10 Centn mù~ 'Æ V L.- LASST In association with . DAVID BELASCO —Presents— EDITH WYNNE MATHISON V In a picture version of Dav id Belasco's most sympa thetic dramatic success of modem American Business, Society and Politics Tbs Governor's Lady by Alice Bradiey This photodramatic classic 2 signalizes the first screen ap pearance of Miss Mathison, generally recognized as the foremost dramatic artist to day on the English-speaking legitimate stage. To learn the true significance of dra matic art you must positive-' ly see this production. —Saturday— CHARLIE CHAPLIN —in— A WOMAN TWO REELS OF LAUGHS 1 J i 6 J SHERIFF-ELECT HAS EYE ON APPOINTEES Sheriff-elect W.L. Madden, who will take the oath of office on the first Monday in January, 1916, announces that he has made ap pointment for jailor, to succeed J. E. Potts, in the person of Ed Forsyth, who will serve for one year's time, after which, he will make another appointment to help him through the next year, and so on, until he disposes of this ap pointment throughout the full term of four years. He also states that he will give the appointaient of deputy sheriff to a farmer in Alcorn county, one who is competent to assume the duties imposed upon him, and one who will handle the situation without prejudice and with jus tice to all alike. Besides the appointments men tioned above, made by Sheriff Madden, there are some to be dis posed of by the new board of su pervisors, who take charge of their duties on the first Monday in January, such as foreman of Hne county convict gang, keeper of the poor house, and janitor at the court hou ses I I FARMER BOASTS OF CHAMPION VINE that has at A pumpkin vine traded the attention of many peo ple throughout this section, which Alcorn county and one upon i boasts of being the largest ever ; grown, was brought to Corinth esterday afternoon and stretch square, extending ed in court i from the concrete curb on the south side of the square, to half way through the square on the west side of the court house, j The vine was grown by I. N. •Bowers on the farm of S. T. ! Whitehurst, four miles northeast ! of Corinth, in the Farmington [ neighborhood. It measured by ac tual measurement made by ex mayor T. E. Henry, Circuit Clerk Lee Gray and Deputy Sheriff W. L. McPeters, in the presence of several witnesses who can safely vouch for the truthfulness of the report, 89 feet from the end of the root to the tip end of the N vine. extraordinary length of the vine, it produced very fine pumpkins. Mr. Bowers challenges anyone to produce one better. . Besides the Miss Mary Cook has opened a studio for pupils in voice at her home, 604 Jackson street. Miss Cook has studied under the direc tion of some of the most eminent and talented tutors in Chicago. 111., and Nashville, Tenn., and pos rich and cultured sesses a very voice. She solicits pupils, with a guarantee of satisfaction. BEWARE OF OINTMENTS FOR 1 CATARRH THAT CONTAIN MERCURY as mercury will surely destroy the sense of smell and completely derange the whole system when entering it through the mu cous surfaces. Such articles should never be used except on prescriptions from re putable physicians, as the damage they will do is ten fold to the goodyou can possibly derive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney A Co., Toledo, CL contains no mercury, and is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of Âe system. Iw buying Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine. It is taken internally and * t Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney k rtimoniah free. 10 Price T5c per bottle. Family Pills vmm m Btl mi Ê ; Èâ ■ *• 0. , • i ' ' '4 -A-:-* CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI Total Resources Nearly $700,000 All Deposits Guaranteed by the Bank Depositors' Guaranty Fund of the State of Mississippi. Your Business Appreciated Directors ABE RUBEL, J. E. GIFT ' A. B. HAMM, H. E. RAY, E. C. SHARr A. M. DICKSON Officers Pres. J. E. GIFT, ABE RUBEL ..1st V-Pres. A. B. HAMM . .2nd V-Pres. J. L. HOLLEY.Cashier F.F. ANDERSON, Asst. Cas I No. 9Ü94 REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF The First National Bank OF CORINTH, MISS., In the State of Mississippi, at the close of business. Nov. 15, 1915 Resources: Loans and discounts (notes held in bank).... Overdrafts, unsecured ... U. S. Bonds deposited to secure circulation tpar value) .35,000.00 U. S. Bonds pledged to secure Postal Savings (par value) Total U. S. Bonds... Bonds other than U. S. bonds to secure Postal Savings.2,000.00 Securities other than U. S. Bonds (not including stocKs) owned unpledged.. Subscription to Stock of Federal Reserve Bank. Less amount unpaid. 4 . Ban king ho use, $ 10,00 0.00; furn iture a nd fix tures, *4,000.00 Other Real Estate owned ....I . Due fmm Federal Reserve Bank... Due from approved reserve agts. in N. Y., Chicago, St Louis 12,078.75 Due from approved reserve agents in other reserve cities.... 1,022.95 Due from banks and bankers (other than above) . Checks on banks in same city as reporting bank. Outside Checks and other Cash Items... Fractional currency, nickels, and cents.. Notes of other national banks. . Lawful Money Reserve in Bank, Total coin and certificates Due from U. S. Treasurer.. Total.;. $394,747.62 26.09 .2,500.00 37,500.00- 37,500.00 42,85605.- 44,856.05 6,799 98 . 3,399.98 3,400.00 14,000.00 2,542.37 4,491.27 13,701.70 11,647 20 313.03 fc2,6H) 10 92.76 2,702.86 11,485.00 1,750.00 £543,163,19 Liabilities. 8100,000.00 . 13,500.00 Captr.1 stock paid in ...-.. Surplus fund. Total capital and surplus.... Undivided profits.:. ; • Less current expenses, interest and taxes paid Circulating notes... Due to Banks and Bankers (other than above). Demand Deposits -Individual deposits subject to check - Certificates of deposit due in less than 3 j days. Postal Savings Deposits. Deposits requiring notice but less than 30 days. Total demand deposits. Rediscounts with Federal Reserve Bank. Bills payable, including obligations representing money borrowed... / Total. State of Mississippi, County of Alcorn. I, Geo. C. Taylor, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. GEO O. TAYLOR, Cashier. Correct Attest-P. W. North, Jr., E. T. McCullar. J. A Ledbetter, Directors, Subscribed and sworn to before me this 17th day of Nov., 1915. B. F. Worsham, Notary p u ^ c 113,500.00 3,186.88 35.000.00 10,635 78 .262,945 16 . 17,713.01 . 4,955.21 . 10,635.79 3,186.88 $296,249.17 . 34,591.36 . £0,600.09 $543,153.19 Foil Sale of Men's and Boys Suits AT LESS THAN COST Shoes for everybody at the wholesale cost. Sat isfaction guaranteed— everything you need. Dry Goods, Shoes, Clothing and Groceries. E. A. MORRISON'S directly Couth of the ouurt house « A. PATRONIZE XHVITK TOO BY AD VE RTISING +; »■?